Wild is no longer
being published by the Valley Morning Star, where it appeared
on Saturday mornings from March 1995 to March 4, 2000.
It is my goal to expand and improve this website by
posting all past articles with color photo illustrations.
In the interim, if you
need information on a plant I've written about in the past,
please send me a query by e-mail. I'll send you photos and
data if at all possible.
"Rio Delta Wild" is a 5-year series
of articles about native plant species occurring in the four
southern-most counties of Texas. Known as the Lower Rio Grande
Valley (LRGV), this area includes the historic river delta of
the Rio Bravo.
This geographic area is
biologically diverse. Many native plant and animal species
occur nowhere else in the U. S. Defined as the
Matamoran District of the Tamaulipan Biotic
Province, many of the plant species occurring in the LRGV are
more abundant to the south and to the northwest in
"Rio Delta Wild" aims to protect
and enhance existing plant diversity in the LRGV, thus
promoting diverse animal populations, be they native or
Use of this material for
educational purposes is encouraged. Other use requires
permission of the author.
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